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BYD delivers e6 electric taxis to Thriev

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In total, the firm has an order in place for 20 of BYD’s e6 fully-electric cars, to help provide its customers with a clean alternative way to travel.

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Hydrogen hope for aviation industry

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New research could lead to hydrogen being used as a clean alternative to conventional aviation fuel. Scientists from Glasgow University are using nanotechnology to find a way to store the gas in a solid state, according to the BBC. Fuel Cells Hydrogen fuel EADS Innovation Works fuel cell Glasgow University hydrogen

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Arab city continues green car movement

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The natural gas vehicle planned by Sharjah will use compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas as a clean alternative. Dubai is known as one of the most forward-thinking cities in the world, so it’s no surprise that it has been quick to embrace the green car movement.

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EPA updates rules to ease commercialization of alternative fuel conversion systems

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systems that alter a conventionally-fueled vehicle or engine to enable it to run on an alternative fuel. The updated final rule covers alternative fuel conversion of light-duty vehicles and heavy-duty highway vehicles and engines. The revised procedures will vary based on the age of the vehicle or engine being converted. Demonstration.

EcoDual achieves EPA compliance for natural gas conversions of heavy-duty diesel engines under CAFC rule

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This “Clean Alternative Fuel Vehicle and Engine Conversions” (CAFC) rule, created a special category, known as Outside Useful Life (OUL), which applies to heavy-duty diesel engines with more than 435,000 miles, or more than 22,000 hours of operation, or are more than 10 years old. Stenger Trucking of Barnesville, OH. Brief

EPA to award up to $5M for projects to reduce diesel emissions at ports

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Clean Alternative Fuel Conversions: up to 40% of the cost (labor and equipment) of an eligible clean alternative fuel conversion. These awards will be in addition to EPA’s annual National Clean Diesel Campaign (NCDC) Funding Assistance Program. EPA anticipates awarding two to five cooperative/assistance agreements.

EPA to award up to $5M to reduce diesel emissions at ports

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Clean Alternative Fuel Conversions: EPA will fund up to 40% of the cost (labor and equipment) of an eligible clean alternative fuel conversion. The total estimated funding is approximately $5 million; EPA anticipates awarding two to five cooperative/assistance agreements. Brief

Dr. James Hansen Has Something To Tell You

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This just in from Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi , via her blog (thanks to Joe Romm of Climate Progress ).

EPA to award up to $4M for projects to reduce diesel emissions from port fleets

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Clean Alternative Fuel Conversions: EPA will fund up to 40% of the cost (labor and equipment) of an eligible clean alternative fuel conversion. The total estimated funding for this competition is approximately $4 million. Funding will be in the form of cooperative agreements. Brief

GE joins Sustainable Bioenergy Research Consortium to support the development of sustainable alternative fuels

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The SBRC was founded by The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), together with Etihad Airways, The Boeing Company, and Honeywell UOP, to advance the aviation industry’s commitment to sustainable business practices by developing technology to produce a clean, alternative fuel supply. Brief

EPA aims to make fuel conversions easier

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It may soon be easier than ever to get your vehicle converted to run on alternative fuels such as natural gas, propane, alcohol fuel or electricity after the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed new options for car manufacturers.

Researchers devise method to suppress thermal conductivity to improve thermoelectric materials for waste heat recovery

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The development of thermoelectric oxides offers an environmentally clean alternative to current materials that contain elements that are harmful, such as lead, bismuth or antimony, or those that are in limited supply, such as tellurium. CoO 2 , which has a large-period superstructure. —Voneshen et al. Resources. Voneshen, K.

Exclusive Greenius Coverage of Today’s Clean Tech Roundtable

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I attended today’s Bryan Cave Clean Tech Roundtable at the Broad Stage at Santa Monica College – thanks to my pal Donna Gentry.

EPA Proposes to Streamline Approval Process for Fuel Conversion Systems

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Conversion systems allow vehicles to run on alternative fuels; most conversions involve switching gasoline or diesel vehicles to operate instead on a gaseous fuel such as natural gas or propane; an alcohol fuel; or electricity. EPA expects the streamlined approach to result in a cost savings for many converters. Vehicle/Engine Age. Category.

California Air Resources Board Launches $20M in Funding Assistance for Heavy-Duty Hybrid Trucks and Buses

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The program will also help achieve the goals of the state’s Climate Change Scoping Plan that requires California to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020 with clean alternative fuels. Hybrid vehicles also reduce smog-forming emissions while saving vehicle owners money in reduced fuel costs.

California state senate approves bills extending sole-occupant HOV perk for plug-ins and alt fuel vehicles to 2019

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Existing law exempts certain clean, alternative-fuel vehicles from these occupancy requirements, so that a vehicle with a sole occupant may use an HOV lane—if the vehicle displays a Clean Air Vehicle sticker. The state has implemented three clean air vehicle HOV sticker programs in recent years: White HOV stickers.

COFCO, Sinopec and Novozymes to Build Cellulosic Biofuel Demonstration Facility in China by 2011

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With gasoline prices hovering around $4 per gallon in China, companies across the country are reaffirming their commitment to investing in development of clean, alternative fuel sources. As part of the agreement, COFCO and Sinopec will build a cellulosic ethanol demonstration plant for which Novozymes will supply the enzymes.

California-to-Canada Hydrogen Road Rally Starts 26 May

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Fuel cell technology is on the verge of becoming a practical alternative to burning gasoline. These funds were used to support projects that reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions by using alternative fuels. Air Resources Board Chairman Mary Nichols. Examples of these will be showcased at some of the tour’s stops.

Pennsylvania DEP awards nearly $517,000 in clean diesel grants

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The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) awarded $516,637 in clean diesel grants to four organizations. The clean diesel program’s goal is to improve air quality by decreasing emissions from diesel-powered transit bus and school bus fleets. Jennings Transportation Corp.: Brief

DOE dishes out $300million in grants

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Twenty five projects have been selected for a collective cash injection of $300million from the US Department of Energy (DOE) under the Clean Cities Programme. The projects will put more than 9,000 alternative fuel and energy efficient vehicles on the road, while establishing 542 refuelling locations across the US.

First public trial of electric smart is launched

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Dates and locations will be confirmed in the coming months for events in key locations across the region.

US DOE Awards $300 Million in Clean Cities Grants to Support Alternative Fuels, Vehicles, and Infrastructure Development

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Geographical distribution of Clean Cities Recovery Act awards. The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 25 cost-share projects under the Clean Cities program that will be funded with nearly $300 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Clean Energy Coalition’s CEC Michigan Green Fleets Initiative.